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White-Lipped Tree Frog   (Litoria infrafrenata)
Category: Amphibians

 

 

The species of frog, also known as the giant tree frog, is endemic to the rainforests of Northern Queensland, New Guinea, the Bismarck Islands, and the Admiralty Islands. It is the world’s largest tree frog is usually bright green in color. The white-lipped tree frog has a loud barking call, but makes a cat-like mew when distressed.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-lipped_tree_frog

http://www.petsource.org/reptile-by-species/5078-white-lipped-frog.html

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Amphibia
Order - Anura
Family - Hylidae
Genus - Litoria
Species - L. infrafrenata

 
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Interesting Animal Facts

Make sure you retract your eyes 30 times before swallowing!

It has long been known that Frogs retract their eyes and close them while eating, leading scientists to suspect that frogs use their eyes to help them swallow. This suspicion was finally confirmed in 2004, when the northern leopard frog was observed by scientists retracting its eyes while swallowing crickets, actually using them to help push the food toward its esophagus!

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